Fuel system

Tiny
THEGREAT79
  • 1997 FORD TAURUS
  • V8
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 215,000 MILES

97 Ford Taurus sho will only turn over but will not start changed fuel pump and filter still will only turn over

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Sunday, February 20th, 2011 AT 5:13 PM

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Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine atleast 3/16 away from ground-have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if okay-check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, cap and rotor, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it and keep testing

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